3 Seasoning Tips to Boost Taste and Health

by Leigh Ann Otte

Herbs and spices are more than just delicious. They’re also healthy! In this week’s featured article, get lots of great tips on cooking with these little delights. Here’s a taste, so to speak:

  1. Let garlic sit for 10 minutes after chopping it. Heat kills its health-boosting properties; letting it sit before cooking helps preserve them.
  2. To get more flavor out of dried spices, crush them before cooking them.
  3. Make oils more flavorful by infusing them with herbs and spices. Then you can use less of the fat. (Directions are included in the article.)

What’s your favorite healthy seasoning?

Here’s a bonus article: a chart listing which herbs and spices go with what.

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Leigh Ann Otte is the managing editor of MyFamilyDoctorMag.com and a freelance health writer.

This information is not meant to be individual advice. Please consult your doctor for that. See our disclaimer here.

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